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Harmonic angular Doppler effect

By making use of the spin angular momentum of light, rotational frequency shifts of harmonic waves generated by spinning nonlinear media have been observed.

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Figure 1: Principle of the rotational Doppler shift experiment performed by Li and colleagues.

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Brasselet, E. Harmonic angular Doppler effect. Nature Photon 10, 362–364 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1038/nphoton.2016.106

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